Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 865

KJV Translation Count — 59x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: reprove (23), rebuke (12), correct (3), plead (3), reason (2), chasten (2), reprover 376 (2), appointed (1), arguing (1), misc (9)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to prove, decide, judge, rebuke, reprove, correct, be right
a. (Hiphil)
1. to decide, judge
2. to adjudge, appoint
3. to show to be right, prove
4. to convince, convict
5. to reprove, chide
6. to correct, rebuke
b. (Hophal) to be chastened
c. (Niphal) to reason, reason together
d. (Hithp) to argue

Strong's Definitions

yakach, yaw-kahh'; a primitive root; to be right (i.e. correct); reciprocal, to argue; causatively, to decide, justify or convict: — appoint, argue, chasten, convince, correct(-ion), daysman, dispute, judge, maintain, plead, reason (together), rebuke, reprove(-r), surely, in any wise.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other: thus she was H3198d.


And Abraham H3198d Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.


And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast H3198 for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.


And she say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for thy camels: let the same be the woman whom the LORD hath H3198 out for my master's son.


Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? set it here before my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge betwixt us both.


Except the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, had been with me, surely thou hadst sent me away now empty. God hath seen mine affliction and the labour of my hands, and H3198d thee yesternight.


Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise H3198 thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.


I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will H3198 him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:


It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will H3198 the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that are left.


And David went out to meet them, and answered and said unto them, If ye be come peaceably unto me to help me, mine heart shall be knit unto you: but if ye be come to betray me to mine enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine hands, the God of our fathers look thereon, and H3198 it.